Cotton Row Clothier is a local business that supports the local cotton industry and connects Texas Tech supporters with products made with 100% cotton.
Cotton production is an important component of the Texas High Plains economy. Texas Tech cotton research has a focus on preparing local cotton farmers for the effects of the world market.
Shumate started her college experience on “ag row”, but that quickly changed after taking a course taught by Brendan Kelly, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Plant and Soil Science.
Cotton is an industry backed by research, funded by producers.
Many roads converge in the Hub City, some beginning as far away as Russia. Julia Shamshina, Ph.D., an assistant professor at Texas Tech University’s Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute, has taken a unique path to Lubbock, Texas.